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metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "COM, C...

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Leopold Steger's mathematics exercise book

Leopold Steger's mathematics exercise book

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1938
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Pastoral Australia particulars at government, shipping and travel offices

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 21
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Posters
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James Northfield
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1930
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Series of three poster promoting wartime security

Series of three poster promoting wartime security

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Posters
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Victoria, Australia
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Australian Army
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1939
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Commemorative book celebrating the Trans-Australian Railway, Turning the First Sod, By His Excellency the Governor General at Port Augusta, 14 September 1912

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Commemorative books
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1912
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Filling the water cart at a well in Lamamao

Filling the water cart at a well in Lamamao

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Boot hook

Boot hook

Colledge Family collection
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Boot hooks
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Stick for Pick-Up-Sticks game

Stick for Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
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Champagne glasses
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United States of America
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The Libbey Glass Company
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1892
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Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16
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Books
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1939
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Timber boomerang from a key ring, 1938

Timber boomerang from a key ring, 1938

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1938
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Song book with a dark grey cover

Song book with a dark grey cover

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Music books
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Mr Anthony Hill
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1910
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Employment reference for W H Treloar from R C Bell, Mooramong Skipton

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Eric J Treloar collection
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Business letters
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R C. Bell
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1914
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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Trans-Australian Railway. King Moonlight

Trans-Australian Railway. King Moonlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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King Moonlight
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1912
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Colourised photographic postcard of Como Bridge over George's River.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Letter from Rose Sarah Rasey to 'My dear Dorothy', 20 March 1938

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RG Bain collection
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Letters
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Henan, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1938
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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

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Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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A camellia tree in full bloom at Her Lung Tan Yunnanfu Jan 1920

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Head ornaments
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Clarence Henry
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1914
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The burning of opium at Kalgan 16.6.1914

The burning of opium at Kalgan 16.6.1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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On To Victory Buy 5 - National Savings Stamps

On To Victory Buy 5 - National Savings Stamps

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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War Loans and National Savings Campaigns
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1939
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Brown checked riding jacket

Brown checked riding jacket

Colledge Family collection
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Jackets
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Simplex engine indicator with accessories in a wooden box

Simplex engine indicator with accessories in a wooden box

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Engine indicators
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Duntroon, Campbell, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Military College of Australia
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1940
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Centrallising anvil

Centrallising anvil

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Anvils
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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View of Central (Mam) Avenue Shameen Canton Nov 1921

View of Central (Mam) Avenue Shameen Canton Nov 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Outside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Entrance gate to the 'Carnival' grounds at Manilla. Feb 1917

Entrance gate to the 'Carnival' grounds at Manilla. Feb 1917

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Khaki cloth floral needlework sampler made by eleven year old Bette Gordon in 1941

Khaki cloth floral needlework sampler made by eleven year ol...

Bette McLean collection
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Textile samplers
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Mrs Bette McLean
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1941
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Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Ice-cream churn

Ice-cream churn

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Ice-cream churns
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Baby's silk bonnet

Baby's silk bonnet

Patricia Kennedy collection no. 2
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Baby bonnets
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England
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Mrs Grace H. Kennedy
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1918
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Wooden scribe made from wood with a steel screw holding the pieces together

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George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Hand made rigid fan made from woven plant fibre

Hand made rigid fan made from woven plant fibre

Odette O'Neill collection
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Hand fans
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Hungarian Army Book

Hungarian Army Book

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Books
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Budapest, Hungary
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1944
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china sugar bowl with a transfer on the side titled 'The Speaker's Chair, Parliament House Canberra, Federal Territory'

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Sugar bowls
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Epidiascope, more commonly known as a magic lantern

Epidiascope, more commonly known as a magic lantern

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Epidiascopes
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1909
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Red ochre pigment

Red ochre pigment

Papuan Official collection
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Ochre specimens
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club account book, 1921 to 1922

Tirranna Picnic Race Club account book, 1921 to 1922